The City of London: New blow as Standard Chartered chooses Warsaw for new hub. Photograph: Bloomberg

Asia-focused bank Standard Chartered said on Thursday it was setting up a new global business services hub in the Polish capital of Warsaw, the latest(...)

James Hourigan: “That was a fascinating time, with work designed to make a real difference in fighting the awful results of people trafficking, modern slavery, terrorist financing and other criminal activities.”

James Hourigan attended the CBC in Cork before going on to a business studies certificate at what was then Cork RTC while working in a number of bars (...)

A merger between UniCredit and SocGen has been considered by the latter on several occasions over the past 15 years. File photograph: Getty Images

Italy’s UniCredit is planning to merge with French rival Société Générale in a bold move that would mean two of Europe’s big banks join forces, leadin(...)

Hong Kong’s financial secretary Paul Chan Mo-po met with officials from Enterprise Ireland and some of its key fintech clients during his visit to Dublin

Hong Kong’s most senior financial official was in Dublin on Thursday to cement trading ties between the two jurisdictions and showcase the opportuniti(...)

Britain’s Barclays bank  has been privately exploring a possible merger with rival international banks, including Standard Chartered, in response to pressure from an activist investor. Photograph: Dado Ruvic/Reuters

One of Britain’s largest banks, Barclays, has been privately exploring a possible merger with rival international banks, including Standard Chartered,(...)

HSBC’s revenues remained strong at the start of the year, with adjusted revenues coming in at $13.9 billion.

John Flint has made a shaky start to his tenure as HSBC chief executive after costs rose faster than expected in the first quarter, overshadowing(...)

Markets slipped on Tuesday as new US Federal Reserve chairman Jerome Powell indicated that he would raise interest rates gradually in the world’s biggest economy

Markets slipped on Tuesday as new US Federal Reserve chairman Jerome Powell indicated that he would raise interest rates gradually in the world’s bigg(...)

Prime Minister Theresa May is greeted by Chinese actor Jiang She Ying at Wuhan University in Hubei, China: Photograph: Stefan Rousseau/PA Wire

Chinese premier Li Keqiang, who is responsible for economic affairs in the world’s second largest economy, has reassured British prime minister Theres(...)

Carillion shares were suspended from trading on Monday.  Photograph: Peter Nicholls/Reuters

On the first day of a new trading week US markets were closed on account of Martin Luther King day. Meanwhile, Ireland’s benchmark Iseq overall index (...)

DAX board at the stock exchange in Frankfurt, January 10th, 2018. Photograph: Reuters

Global bond yields rose after Bloomberg reported that Chinese officials were said to be wary of American government debt, further roiling a bond marke(...)

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